Illinois Budget

Fact Sheet: Illinois State Deficit Problems

Release: January 12, 2010

This Fact Sheet provides a short walk-down of the FY2010 and FY2011 budget pictures.

Medicaid Plays a Critical Role in Illinois’ Economy

Release: December 8, 2009

Medicaid spending is often misunderstood and misrepresented because of the complexities of its financing structure.This Report is intended to: (1) clarify how Illinois’ Medicaid program is funded, (2) highlight the benefits to the state of Medicaid’s financing structure, (3) identify the percentage of state, own-source general fund spending dedicated to the program and (4) demonstrate the economic impact Medicaid spending (or cuts) has on the state and local economy.

Testimony to the Pension Modernization Task Force, Funding Subcommittee

Release: August 26, 2009

CTBA's August 2009, testimony to the Pension Modernization Task Force, Funding Subcommittee.

Facing Reality: Illinois Must Raise Revenue to Balance Its Budget

Release: July 2, 2009

This Issue Brief explains why increased revenue is needed to address Illinois' budget deficits.

Analysis of the Governor's Fiscal Year 2010 Illinois General Fund Budget Proposal

Release: March 29, 2009

The proposed FY2010 General Fund budget was introduced by Governor Pat Quinn on March 18, 2009. This Report is CTBA's analysis of the Governor's FY2010 budget proposal. Illinois is in the middle of one of the worst economic downturns in history. 

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